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Pricing

 
Express
$5.95
per user per month billed annually
 
Pro
$17
per user per month billed annually
 
Premier
$28.90
per user per month billed annually
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
BigTime
Express
$5.95per user per month billed annually
Pro
$17per user per month billed annually
Premier
$28.90per user per month billed annually
Free Trial
CA PPM
Free Trial Unavailable
Micro Focus PPM
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.0
7.6
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
6.6
6.8
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
5.6
7.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
9.0
6.4
8.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.4
6.4
7.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.4
7.6
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.7
5.6
6.7
Meets Requirements
BigTime
9.0
CA PPM
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Ease of Use
BigTime
8.9
CA PPM
6.6
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Ease of Setup
BigTime
8.5
CA PPM
5.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Ease of Admin
BigTime
9.0
CA PPM
6.4
Micro Focus PPM
8.4
Quality of Support
BigTime
9.4
CA PPM
6.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Ease of Doing Business With
BigTime
9.4
CA PPM
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Product Direction (% positive)
BigTime
8.7
CA PPM
5.6
Micro Focus PPM
6.7

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
BigTime
9.2
CA PPM
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Due Dates
BigTime
9.1
CA PPM
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Task Prioritization
BigTime
8.8
CA PPM
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
To-Do Lists
BigTime
8.6
CA PPM
7.2
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
BigTime
8.6
CA PPM
7.2
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
Comments
BigTime
8.8
CA PPM
6.7
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Documents and Uploads
BigTime
8.4
CA PPM
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
BigTime
8.1
CA PPM
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
Calendar View
BigTime
8.3
CA PPM
7.2
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Baselining / KPIs
BigTime
8.2
CA PPM
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.1
Project Budgeting
BigTime
8.9
CA PPM
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Issue Tracking
BigTime
8.5
CA PPM
6.7
Micro Focus PPM
8.2
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
BigTime
8.2
CA PPM
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
BigTime
8.1
CA PPM
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.8
What-If Scenarios
BigTime
7.5
CA PPM
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Workflow
BigTime
8.7
CA PPM
6.7
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Request Management
BigTime
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
Cost Tracking
BigTime
9.0
CA PPM
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.6
ROI and Forecasting
BigTime
8.4
CA PPM
7.0
Micro Focus PPM
7.2
Risk Analysis
BigTime
Not enough data available
CA PPM
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.9
Resource Management
Resource Database
BigTime
8.5
CA PPM
7.9
Micro Focus PPM
8.1
Resource Allocation
BigTime
8.6
CA PPM
7.5
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Workload Capacity
BigTime
8.6
CA PPM
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Time Tracking
BigTime
9.4
CA PPM
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
8.3
Platform
Alerts
BigTime
8.6
CA PPM
7.0
Micro Focus PPM
8.0
Mobile
BigTime
8.6
CA PPM
5.8
Micro Focus PPM
5.6
User, Role, and Access Management
BigTime
9.0
CA PPM
7.1
Micro Focus PPM
7.7
API / Integrations
BigTime
8.5
CA PPM
6.3
Micro Focus PPM
6.8
Reporting and Dashboards
BigTime
8.7
CA PPM
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
7.5
Customization
BigTime
8.4
CA PPM
7.3
Micro Focus PPM
7.4
Performance and Reliability
BigTime
9.0
CA PPM
7.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.7

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.4%
0%
9.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
15.9%
26.8%
28.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
1.7%
73.2%
61.9%
BigTime
Small-Business
82.4%
Mid-Market
15.9%
Enterprise
1.7%
CA PPM
Small-Business
0%
Mid-Market
26.8%
Enterprise
73.2%
Micro Focus PPM
Small-Business
9.5%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
61.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Accounting
15.9%
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
 
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Telecommunications
11.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Insurance
13.2%
Management Consulting
7.7%
 
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Insurance
7.7%
 
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Accounting
7.5%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
 
Other
47.3%
Other
35.8%
Other
34.6%
BigTime
Accounting
15.9%
Public Relations and Communications
12.1%
Information Technology and Services
8.4%
Architecture & Planning
8.2%
Civil Engineering
8.1%
Other
47.3%
CA PPM
Information Technology and Services
18.9%
Hospital & Health Care
17.0%
Insurance
13.2%
Telecommunications
7.5%
Accounting
7.5%
Other
35.8%
Micro Focus PPM
Information Technology and Services
34.6%
Telecommunications
11.5%
Management Consulting
7.7%
Insurance
7.7%
Non-Profit Organization Management
3.8%
Other
34.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

The software is well streamlined and has well-designed timesheets to promote use. It include just the fields you need, organized how you like. The best part is that one can launch timers anywhere in BigTime, then fill in names and details later. Also the...

James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Peter B.
User in Computer Software

I evaluated and ran a trial of this software a few years ago and it basically was a good tool for large IT shops that need to keep track of all their projects in one central repository.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Andrew C.
Administrator in Public Relations and Communications

Users are given dozens of options when producing a simple report, and the written explanations vary little, making it confusing as to what information will be pulled in a given report.

Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

G2 User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

 
BigTime
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

The software is well streamlined and has well-designed timesheets to promote use. It include just the fields you need, organized how you like. The best part is that one can launch timers anywhere in BigTime, then fill in names and details later. Also the...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Andrew C.
Administrator in Public Relations and Communications

Users are given dozens of options when producing a simple report, and the written explanations vary little, making it confusing as to what information will be pulled in a given report.

CA PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
James P.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

My favorite part of Clarity is how easily you can configure the application as an end user. You can easily save different filters and views to display specific data each time the application is launched. Additionally, back end administrators can easily...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Richard M.
Internal Consultant

It's less useful for managing the detail of projects. For project plans, the native Clarity UI is cumbersome, and the integration with MSP is clunky. Project managers end up maintaining separate risk and issue logs, and only using Clarity for ad hoc...

Micro Focus PPM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Peter B.
User in Computer Software

I evaluated and ran a trial of this software a few years ago and it basically was a good tool for large IT shops that need to keep track of all their projects in one central repository.

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Automotive

In our workforce, PPM is mandatory and required, but nobody likes using it. It's bulky, it's slow, and the UI is not intuitive. Many features are hidden behind screens that are hard to find without proper guidance or training. Recalling timesheets is a pain.

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Videos

 

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